Taxon  Report   9121 
Festuca saximontana  Rydb.
Rocky mountain fescue
Festuca saximontana
© 2008 Steve Matson
CalPhotos: click on a
photo to see it bigger
Festuca saximontana, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Festuca saximontana
© 2008 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Festuca saximontana

Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Festuca ovina var. purpusiana
TJM2: Festuca saximontana var. purpusiana
More information about  Festuca saximontana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FESA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 26, 2016).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.